Gelenkstellen – Loose Joints opens a space for mental and physical movement by translating the motif of loose joints, which is central to Hella Gerlach's sculptural practice, into the format of a book.
Gelenkstellen – Loose Joints asks the reader to participate in the movements that characterize the artist's sculptures: to rotate, turn upside down, spin around, and combine in various contingent constellations. The publication transforms into an instrument for playfully shifting perspective. This artist's book includes works from exhibitions in Germany at the Kunstverein Jesteburg and in Italy at Acappella in Naples, which both took place in 2019.
Hella Gerlach (born 1977) is a German artist. In her sculptural practice, she investigates correlations between architectural, physical and social bodies.